Jocelyn Bell Burnell a Visiting Professor for Distinguished Teaching at Princeton from 2001-2004 has been awarded the 2018 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics. Professor Bell Burnell also established the…

Congratulations to Michael Aizenman for his seminal contributions to quantum field theory, statistical mechanics, and disordered systems in which he pioneered innovative techniques that demonstrate the beautiful and effective interplay between physical ideas, mathematical analysis, geometric concepts, and probability theory.

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2018 Gruber Cosmology Prize Congratulations to Prof. Jo Dunkley, Prof. Bill Jones, Aurelien Fraisse, and Ben Wandelt.

Former Princeton contributors, Erminia Calabrese, Cynthia Chiang, Oliver Dore, Ken Ganga, Kevin Huffenberger, Philip Lubin, Barth Netterfield, and…

**William S. Bialek**

Princeton University

Princeton University

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"*for the application of general theoretical principles of physics and information theory to help understand and predict how biological systems function across a variety of scales, from molecules and cells,…*

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $13 million to create the Center for the Physics of Biological Function, a joint endeavor between Princeton University and the City University of New York that will be headed up by Princeton biophysicists